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Re: Re: was Haggis now gyros

 All this makes me wonder if the word "gyro" isn't a shortened version of another greek word that has been "Americanized"  or made easier for tourists visiting Greek restaurants?  

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein --- On Sun 12/15, Kitty Morrissy  wrote:From: Kitty Morrissy [mailto: kmrsy@earthlink.net]To: gardenchat@hort.netDate: Sun, 15 Dec 2002 15:35:18 -0500Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: HaggisAgain, I suppose it depends on how one defines 'modern'.  No cookbook cancover everything.  However, if a Greek cookbook stipulated theat gyros areNOT traditional, that would be something to look at.Wrapping food is not new.  My mother always wrapped her meat in lettuceleaves.  People did this way back before they invented utensils.  Themodern fast food places that are advertising wrapped foods are just putting a new spin on an old way of eating.Kitty> [Original Message]> From: Margaret Lauterbach > To: > Date: 12/15/2002 2:40:44 PM> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Haggis>> I have several Greek cookbooks, and gyros are not mentioned in any of > them.  It's a modern fast food.  I think you have to have a special > vertical rotisserie for the meat.  Then they serve it in Arab bread,don't > they?  The only one I ever ate was in Arab bread.  Margaret L>> >Don't happen to have one, Margaret. I don't cook.  Would you care to tell> >us what your Greek cookbook says about gyros?> >Kitty>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT---------------------------------------------------------------------To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with themessage text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT

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